Parks And Recreation Management

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Parks And Recreation Management, MASTER OF SCIENCE

Foster a greater sense of stewardship in natural and cultural areas with an online master’s degree in Parks and Recreation Management. Internationally renowned NAU faculty provide you with specialized courses in areas from marketing and legal issues to cultural recreation and geographic information systems. As you harness the tools to lead, you can see opportunities to better preserve lands entrusted in your care and put plans into action.

Our graduate students live and work coast to coast in many public and private settings, from the rich tradition of the National Park Service to entrepreneurial ventures such as family-owned summer camps. They share their diverse knowledge with each other as part of this dynamic program. Customize your education with a hands-on project you develop that aligns with your work goals and improves your local community.

What one of our graduate parks and recreation management students says about NAU:

“NAU faculty have been very flexible with me and accommodating to both my personal and work lives. That personable connection is what I really like about the program. Faculty are willing to be open and help me succeed.”  

– Kelkiyana Yazzie 

Structured online degrees have five start dates each semester, so you can enroll on your timeline. 


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